New Line Cinema has acquired a spec by tyro scribe Paul Zbyszewski, "After the Sunset," in a preemptive bid. Firm Films is attached to produce.
The Massachusetts Film Office is going dark for four weeks beginning July 1 under an interim budget deal between acting Governor Jane Swift and the state legislature.
Forget the Pirates of Penzance: Organizers and industry execs here are more worried about possible camcorder swashbucklers at the RAI convention center.
Fox is mounting a glacier-sized promotional push for the Nov. 26 video release of "Ice Age," the studio's biggest animated film ever.
A tale of five childhood friends, "Take Care of My Cat" from Korea's Jeong Jae-Eun, scooped the best feature award at the 17th Cinema Jove Intl. Film Festival.
"Bomber," a WW2 drama to be directed by Mike Newell, is among five new projects to receive development coin from the U.K.'s Film Council.
Local cinema admissions are up 25% in 2002, after May proved another buoyant month.
Michael Attwell has been confirmed as the new chairman of the British Academy of Film & Television Arts, replacing Simon Relph.